Another day, another Ozone Alert. The smoke alarm is going off but we’re failing to put out the fire.
Right now, we’re exceeding ozone pollution air quality limits in an area stretching from Denver through the North Front Range. This is a public health hazard impacting millions of us.
We have the tools to reduce ozone pollution and in the next six months, we can enact a set of policies that bring ozone pollution down.
To underscore the importance of this deadline and the need to act, I joined air quality experts Dr James Crooks from National Jewish Health and Bill Hayes from Boulder County Public Health to dive into ozone nonattainment - what is it, why it matters and why there is hope we can clean up our air. You can view that webinar here